Tag Archives: Antivirus

Strange: Norton 360 installs crypto miner

[German]The security and antivirus solution Norton 360 installing a crypto miner on the user's Windows system. Although this can be controlled by the user, it is (in a time we are facing climate change) still questionable. I have become aware … Continue reading

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Sophos fails with timely malware sample analysis, support contact options miserable

[German]Actually, antivirus vendors should be happy when attentive users submit malware samples that are not detected by their scan engines so far. Especially if it is known that it is a malware file, a quick reaction is recommended. An administrator … Continue reading

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Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition will be retiring

Bitdefender previously offered a free antivirus package, Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition, for Windows. Now the provider announces that Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition will be retiring. According to the colleagues at deskmodder.de, this is the case as of Jan. 1, 2022.  … Continue reading

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Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security Advanced 10.0 – Patch 2342

[German]Trend Micro has released patch 2342 for its Worry Free Business Security Advanced 10.0 for Windows 10, effective September 10, 2021. Here's some information about it. Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security (TM WFBS) protects small businesses, users, and assets from … Continue reading

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ProxyShell, ProxyLogon and Microsoft's contradictious Exchange doc for virus scan exceptions

[German]On August 20, 2021, Microsoft published recommendations on the subject of virus protection for on-premises Microsoft Exchange Servers. Recommendations are also given there regarding the exclusion of certain folders from virus scanning. On the other hand, we are experiencing waves … Continue reading

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Microsoft Defender for Identity can detect PrintNightmare attacks

[German]Microsoft Defender for Identity (formerly Azure Advanced Threat Protection or Azure ATP) has been given the ability by Microsoft to detect and defend against attacks via the PrintNightmare vulnerability. This primarily affects exploitation of vulnerabilities in the Windows Print Spooler … Continue reading

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Windows: Vulnerabilities in McAfee Endpoint Security (Nov. 2020)

[German]Users of McAfee Endpoint Security should update the product. Because vulnerabilities weakens Windows security. Here is some information. Advertising

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Avira for Business discontinued – EOL on Jan. 1, 2022

[German]The manufacturer of anti-virus products, Avira, has surprisingly discontinued its product line for enterprise customers. On November 1, 2022, the products concerned will reach the end of support (end-of-life), which may come as a surprise to some users. Advertising

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Microsoft Defender Package for Windows Install-image Updates

[German]Microsoft has released a PowerShell script package that allows installation images of Windows 10 and Windows Server to already have an updated Microsoft Defender. This should reduce the vulnerability of a new installation. Advertising

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Security: Patch your Trend Micro Apex One (Sept. 24, 2020)

[English]The Trend Micro security solution Apex One and Apex One as a Service (SaaS) has serious vulnerabilities, which the manufacturer has closed via a security update. Administrators using the products should install updates promptly. Advertising

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